Job Opportunities: Ottawa Policy Council Mental Health and Addictions Program Coordinator – Ottawa, ON

Program Coordinator
Temporary contract (6 months)
Deadline: August 23, 2022
Location: Ottawa

Summary of job duties:

  • Under the supervision of the Directors of the Ottawa Mental Health and Addictions Leading Council Secretariat, the incumbent will perform the following duties:
  • Support mental health and addictions crisis response project planning, coordination and advocacy, including multi-stakeholder engagement
  • Logistical support for approximately 40 stakeholder engagement events, virtual and in-person, from September to November 2022
  • Administrative tasks such as tracking invoices and expenses, setting up team meetings, etc.
  • Attend counseling sessions and take notes as needed (some of these will take place in the evening or on weekends)
  • Write, prepare and distribute communications, both digital and print, as required
  • Develop content and manage the website
  • Manage social media and Zoom for community engagement
  • Coordinate the inclusion and involvement of various partners in service areas/programs/projects
  • Contribute to the program-specific communication plan
  • Ensure appropriate standards are established, in place and adhered to
  • Work in accordance with applicable health and safety laws, policies and procedures, and all other work-relevant laws, policies and procedures
  • Other tasks as needed

Summary of Qualifications

  • Must have a college diploma, bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Ottawa Mental Health and Addictions Policy Council

We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

  • An understanding and/or lived experience of systemic issues of discrimination, equity and reconciliation.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English (French is a strong asset)
  • Orientation of details
  • Organizational skills and flexibility to plan, initiate, organize and prioritize own work, and to balance multiple demands, conflicting priorities, pressures and deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential.
  • Experience working with Zoom, Alchemer survey software (or similar) and social media.
  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends as needed.

Benefits and Compensation

  • 35 hours per week
  • The hourly rate is $34-40 depending on experience and level of education
  • A set of competitive advantages
  • The ability to work from home up to four days a week

How to submit your application

Please send your resume and cover letter in English before the end of the working day Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at This email address is protected from spam. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with ‘Program Coordinator‘ in the subject line.

Thank you for your interest. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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